Message from CEO

DSC_0019Welcome to York Care Centre where we focus on being a “Centre of Excellence in Aging Care”! That is what we call ourselves not because we think we are better than anyone but to remind ourselves each and every day that those we serve deserve our best efforts; they deserve excellence.  Excellence in service is a matter of the heart, and our staff provide excellent service to our residents because they are motivated from their hearts to do excellent work.

It is a delight and honor to be able to serve as President and CEO of this terrific home.  We provide a continuum of care that spans a wide array of services onsite:  Independent living subsidized seniors apartments, Supportive Housing apartments, and a 214 bed Long Term Care Nursing Home.

York Care Centre has the following distinguishing features:

  • Alzheimers Unit – A secure unit for those residents who tend to wander
  • Wanderguard system for the protection of residents
  • Ceiling lifts for optimum mobilization
  • Rehab Program
  • Snoezelen Facility
  • Dental suite to provide for resident dental needs without having to leave their home.
  • Narrative Care and Intergenerational Program
  • Dedicated pastoral program with an onsite pastor
  • Active continuing education program that keeps staff skills at a current level
  • Active association with colleges and universities that bring many students for training
  • Video security system
  • Digital phone system connecting all care staff to residents
  • Electronic Health Record system that is MDS 2.0 compliant
  • E-mar system to provide for better security in the medication delivery for our residents

York Care Centre and our staff are dedicated to providing quality of care and quality of life for our residents in all areas and at all levels.  Families can rest assured that their loved ones will be cared for with the same professionalism and caring that they would get if they were in their own home environment.

We invite your feedback for that is what helps to create constant improvement; we really need to hear from you as to your perceptions and your experiences in dealing with us.

Please avail yourself of all that is in the website and if there still are matters that remain unclear, let us know…..we are here to serve you.

Kevin Harter
President & CEO
York Care Centre

 

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